As the number of people who own and use cell phones continues to grow, so does the use of smart phones. 91% of the US adult population currently owns a cell phone and of that 91%, 61% are smartphones.
Further illustrating the popularity of smart phones 1 billion are expected to sell in the coming year, doubling that of the number of PCs.
With over 10 billion mobile Internet devices expected to be in use by 2016, the mobile application industry will grow tremendously to match demand and keep up with ever-evolving technologies.
Trends in mobile application development indicate a strong focus on the following applications in 2014:
The future is not only bright for consumers but also those working in the technology and application development fields. The projected job growth for Mobile Application Developers is 131% and with an average salary of $115,000 per year, Mobile Application Development is be considered one of the most promising careers in the job market.
To learn more about the future of mobile applications, checkout this infographic created by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Online Masters in Management Information Systems.
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